Daily NAPTA Update 03.07.2024

Posted by Diane Macri | Mar 07, 2024 | 0 Comments

Sedgwick County commissioners address surging property valuations, tax concern


As property values continue to rise, Sedgwick County commissioners are trying to figure out what to do as some express concern that the county relies too heavily on property taxes. Since Sedgwick County residents recently received updated property valuations, county commissioners say they've been taking calls from people worried about their property taxes.

Md. Tax Court OKs Valuing Boat Slips, Condo Units Separately


Two boat slips in a Maryland condominium development were correctly valued separately from the units for which they were exclusively reserved, the Maryland Tax Court ruled affirming the methods of a local assessor...

Mich. Tribunal Says Rented Airport Hangar Not Tax-Exempt

Law360 Real Estate Authority

An airport hangar in Michigan that is owned by a regional airport authority and leased to a business is subject to a city's lessee-user tax despite being exempt from property tax,...

Jackson Co. property tax assessment woes continue into March


Lines wrapped around the Historic Truman Courthouse in Independence once again Tuesday. People lined up as early as 5 a.m. Joe Riley, an Independence resident, said he was standing outside at 6:15 a.m. He didn't get all of his paperwork settled until almost 10 a.m. He said there were around 30 people in front of him when he arrived.

Texas Republicans Want to Eliminate Property Taxes


Republicans in Texas sent a message to their party that they want to remove property taxes in the state, after a vast majority voted yes to a proposition during Tuesday's primary on whether the state "should eliminate all property taxes without increasing Texans' overall tax burden."

Washington Appeals Board Finds Property Not Subdividable, Denies Assessor’s Property Tax Appeal Exception

Bloomberg Tax

The Appeals Board denied the assessor's exception to the proposed decision, but revised the decision to clarify the analysis. The assessor contended the property should be valued as a subdivision. The Board found that the property could not legally be subdivided. The Board upheld the determination of the Clark County Board of Equalization that reduced the assessor's valuation, finding the taxpayers had shown a value correction was in order.

Northwestern Mutual CEO rips Milwaukee schools’ request for $252M property tax hike


The head of one of downtown Milwaukee's largest employers says voters need to say ‘no' to the latest tax hike request from Milwaukee's public schools. Northwestern Mutual CEO John Schlifske wrote in an op-ed in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that MPS has failed to teach children with the billion-plus dollars it currently spends. And, he said voters should reject a $252 million referendum on the April ballot.

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